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ELEC 2410 - Electrical-National Electrical Code

Credit Hours: 2.00

Prerequisites: None

(formerly ATEE 2410)

ELEC 2410 studies national and local electrical codes for wiring and apparatus. It covers wiring design and protection, wiring methods and materials, general use equipment, special occupancies, special equipment, and the use of tables and diagrams for the solution of practical wiring problems.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to correctly use the N.E.C. book.


  1. Correctly access the information contained in this syllabus.
  2. Find the correct wire size for a specific installation.
  3. Calculate the size of feeders and wires needed for a specific installation.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to, using the current N.E.C. book, calculate the size of conductors needed to wire a motor.


  1. Using the N.E.C. table, size the conductor.
  2. Using the N.E.C. table, size the conduit.
  3. Using the N.E.C. table, size the motor starter.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the various hazardous locations and describe the type of conduit and conductors needed at a specific location.


  1. Identify a Class 1 location.
  2. Identify a Class 2 location.
  3. Identify a Class 3 location.

• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES


  1. Introduction to NEC/Definitions
  2. Boxes and Enclosures
  3. Cables
  4. Raceways and Conductors
  5. General Provisions (One Family Dwellings)
  6. Specific Provisions
  7. General Provisions (Commercial)
  8. Hazardous Locations
  9. Industrial
  10. Special Occupancies
  11. Specific Equipment

Primary Faculty
Dulinski, Kenneth
Secondary Faculty
Seger, Jennifer
Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Hutchison, Donald

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088

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